Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Harborview Hall

Old Tumwater Brewery

South Harbor Park Stack

BNSF Depot

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Port Angeles Fire Station

National Guard of Washington Armory

St. Ignatius Hospital

William O. McKay Ford

Fort Steilacoom

Digester Building

Elks Building

Oysterville Historic District

Howard S. Wright House

LaFramboise Farmstead

Nuclear Reactor Building

Scottish Rite

Hyer Farm

Day Block

Old Ellensburg Hospital

First Hill Apartments

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Ellensburg Depot

Enchanted Valley Chalet

BF Tabbott House

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Skykomish Hotel

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Collins Building

Washington’s Historic Barns

P-I Globe

Kelley Farm

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Old Woodinville School

Stephenson House

Old Ritzville Highschool

Kapus Farmstead

Point Hudson

Surrey Downs

Schooner Wawona

National Historic District

Bettinger House

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Camp Kilworth

Sand Point Naval Station

Libbey House

Morgan Middle School

Coke Oven Park

Hastings Buildings

Downtown Mount Vernon

St. Nicholas Church

Dorsey Bulding

Valley Schoolhouse

Parlor Car #1799

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

First United Methodist Church

Reard Freed Farmstead

Camp Waskowitz

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Bush House

Curran House

Steilacoom Train Depot

Old City Hall

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

McReavy House

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Robert Morris Earthwork

Lincoln School

East Seattle School

Downtown Sprague

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Puget Power Building

Colville Indian Agency

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Packard House

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Northern State Hospital

Electric Building

Scout House

Jensen-Byrd Building

McNeil Island

Old Granary Building

Lone Star Cement Building

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Trafton Elementary

Snohomish County Courthouse

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Washington Hall

Murray Morgan Bridge

Longfellow School

Thayer Barn

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Green Mountain Lookout

Carmack House

Waldo General Hospital

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Fowler House

Bruggemann Ranch

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Moran School Administration Building

Donovan District

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Providence Heights College

Mukai Farm and Garden

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Post Hospital

Masonic Home of Washington

First United Methodist Church

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Dvorak Barn

Vashon Elementary Gym

Haller House

McMillin Bridge

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Shelton Gymnasium

Arlington High School

Teapot Dome Gas Station